Government, Fuel

Montana County Votes for Local Gas Tax

Missoula, Mont. Missoula, Mont., by akpakp/Getty Images

Voters in Missoula County, Mont., recently approved a gas tax as a way to finance local transportation projects.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
June 4, 2020
Government, Business, Safety

ASCE’s December Scorecards Reveal Cs for Montana, Nevada

ASCE A train near Montana's Yellowstone River. (Jerry Huddleston/Flickr)

Montana and Nevada, the states that the American Society of Civil Engineers assessed in December, earned overall C grades for infrastructure.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
December 10, 2018

Fate of Montana Infrastructure Bonding Bill up to House Republicans, Who Reject Attempt to Revive It

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Both bonding proposals to fund hundreds of infrastructure projects statewide sit in the Montana House as the end of the Legislature looms during the week of April 24 — the day one of those bills was again rejected.

Jayme Fraser | The Montana Standard
April 25, 2017

Montana Towns Band Together for Big Infrastructure Lobbying Push

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When serious structural problems were discovered on two interchange bridges for interstates 15-90 in Butte, Montana state transportation officials scrambled to reroute semis and get immediate repair work under way.

Mike Smith | The Montana Standard
January 5, 2017

Montana Suspends HOS Rules for Some Truckers as Brutal Winter Continues

Montana DOT

With the state’s brutal winter continuing, Montana Gov. Steve Bullock suspended hours-of-service rules Dec. 28 for truckers transporting fuel.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
December 29, 2016